Information Security Leader, Author, Instructor and Speaker

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4 Ways to Keep Sensitive Data from Escaping to the Public Cloud TAGS: | Think about how many cloud services you use every day. Chances are that it’s a mixture of services managed by your employer and others …Continue reading →

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How to Choose Between Penetration Tests and Vulnerability Scans  TAGS: | Even seasoned cybersecurity professionals confuse penetration tests with vulnerability scans. Both play an important role in the security practitioner’s toolkit, but …Continue reading →

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Security Certifications: Seven Things CIOs Need to Know TAGS: “Cybersecurity certification programs play an important role in our professional community,” said Mike Chapple, adjunct research analyst, IDC. “They demonstrate …Continue reading →

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Cybersecurity Threats: Eight Things CIOs Need to Know TAGS: “It’s no secret that cybersecurity adversaries have become increasingly sophisticated over the past few years,” says Mike Chapple, adjunct research …Continue reading →

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Why You Should Conduct Risk Assessments Before Buying New Cybersecurity Products TAGS: The worldwide market for cybersecurity products and services will surpass $95 billion this year, according to Gartner. That’s a staggering …Continue reading →

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An old exam format is making an IT certification comeback TAGS: | In a quiet announcement last year, cybersecurity industry association (ISC)² made a major change to its long-established flagship testing program. Starting …Continue reading →

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Iran Doesn’t Have Nukes Yet, But It Has a Powerful Weapon It Can Use Right Now TAGS: This week’s collapse of the Iranian nuclear deal justifiably caused global consternation at the thought of Iran moving closer to becoming a nuclear power. …Continue reading →

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Cybersecurity Insurance: Five Things CIOs and Businesses Need to Know TAGS: This IDC Perspective identifies five crucial principles that IT executives must understand about the use of cybersecurity insurance to transfer …Continue reading →

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How to Really Protect Your Digital Privacy: Move to Europe TAGS: | Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress last week highlighted the burgeoning importance of digital privacy in the minds of …Continue reading →

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Segment Your Campus Network for Stronger Security TAGS: | Campus networks carry almost every type of network traffic imaginable. Faculty and staff computers are similar to the devices in …Continue reading →

Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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